Category Archives for "Green Buildings"

19th Century Devon Church Goes Green

church goes green

In Newton Abbot, Devon, the charming St Paul’s Church has had a slate solar energy system installed on its roof in order to reduce its environmental impact, whilst also adhering to strict regulations from its Grade 1 listing on maintaining the 19th century character of the church’s structure. The ecology group at St Paul’s had […]

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The LEED GA (Green Associate) Exam

LEED GA exam

What is the LEED GA (Green Associate) exam? The LEED GA exam is the first official step a person takes for becoming a LEED accredited professional.  When a person passes the exam, they receive a certification, which will give that person international recognition and a professional advantage.  LEED GA’s are preferred in the industry because […]

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The Green Deal – Huge Energy Savings for Business?


At the beginning of 2013, the UK’s energy legislation changed dramatically with the introduction of the Green Deal. Since then, thousands of business owners have been working to maximize their eligibility for the scheme, which fundamentally pays for the installation of energy saving and carbon reducing technologies in the workplace. It works by the Government lending money to […]

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What Does LEED Stand For?

what does leed stand for

What Does LEED Stand For? LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design.  It is a rating system developed by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) to reward and accredit buildings that follow good energy and environmental principles in design and construction. Getting a building to become LEED certified is not easy to […]

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